Vampires and Vampirism

Wright, Dudley

Published by William Rider and Son, London, 1924
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Title: Vampires and Vampirism

Publisher: William Rider and Son, London

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Second Edition.


Vii, [1], 220 pages + [4] pages advertiesments. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and blind-stamped title on front board. Owner's bookplate on front endpaper "Frederick Leonard Babington Train". Some staining to to top page edges and top edges of boards. Bump and 2/3" crease to tail corner of front board. "The earlier edition of this book having been out of print now for some years, advantage has been taken of the opportunity created by the constant request for its reprint to incorporate some 50 pages additional matter (including one complete chapter) collected in the intervening decade. " - author's preface to the second edition. The additional chapter in this second edition is "Vampirism among the Orientals". "The awakened interest in supernormal phenomena which has taken place in recent years has included in its wake the absorbing subject of Vampirism. " - from the preface to the first edition. Contents: Introductory; Excommunication and its Power; The Vampire in Babylonia, Assyria, and Greece; Vampirism in Great and Greater Britain; Vampirism in Germany and Surrounding Countries; Vampirism in Hungary, Bavaria, and Silesia; Vampirism in Servia and Bulgaria; Vampire Belief in Russia; Vampirism among the Orientals; Miscellanea; Living Vampires; The Vampire in Literature; Fact or Fiction? ; Bibliography.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002422

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